Side dish - Pasta salad with mini pepperoni recipes

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Family and friends will love how easy Pepperoni Pasta Salad is to make using your Instant Pot pressure cooker or stove top. Cold Pepperoni Pasta Salad is perfect using Tri Color Pasta in a delicious Italian Dressing.

Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

Pasta Salad with Pepperoni
Awesome Summer Pasta Salad, perfect for Pot Lucks, BBQ, and Family Gatherings. Cold Pepperoni Pasta Salad is perfect using Tri Color Pasta in a delicious Italian Dressing. Family and friends will love how easy Pepperoni Pasta Salad is to make using your Instant Pot pressure cooker or stove top.
Provided by: Devour Dinner
Total time: 43 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 8
Ingredients:
  • 12 oz Tri Colored Rotini Pasta
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 8 oz Mini Pepperoni
  • 4 oz Sliced Olives
  • 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes ~ Sliced in half
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Pearls
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 1/4 Cup Italian Dressing
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 1 g
  • Calories: 466 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 38 g
  • Protein: 17 g
  • Fat: 27 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Cholesterol: 39 mg
  • Sodium: 1204 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 6 g
How to cook:
  1. Instant Pot Directions:
  2. Place water and Tri Colored Rotini in Instant Pot. Set to Manual (Pressure Cook) High for 3 mins with a 3 minute natural release
  3. Rinse Pasta under cold water and place in the refrigerator for 30-45 mins
  4. In a separate large bowl Combine cooked cooled pasta, Pepperoni, sliced Tomatoes, Olives, Mozzarella Pearls, and grated Parmesan Cheese. Toss to combine
  5. Pour Italian Dressing over top just before serving, and toss so everything is coated.
  6. Store in Refrigerator until ready to eat. Leftovers can be kept in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
  7. Stove Top Directions:
  8. Follow directions on Pasta package for cooking instructions
  9. Rinse Pasta under cold water and place in the refrigerator for 30-45 mins
  10. In a separate large bowl Combine cooked cooled pasta, Pepperoni, sliced Tomatoes, Olives, Mozzarella Pearls, and grated Parmesan Cheese. Toss to combine
  11. Pour Italian Dressing over top just before serving, and toss so everything is coated.
  12. Store in Refrigerator until ready to eat. Leftovers can be kept in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Notes: Easy Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni, While the pasta cools, make your dressing. Add the dressing ingredients to a mason jar, put on the lid, and give it a shake to mix it up! Add the …

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad
The BEST Italian pasta salad with pepperoni, broccoli, and homemade Italian dressing. Made with wholesome ingredients and no mayo.
Provided by: Erin Clarke / Well Plated
Total time: 30 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: American,Italian
Number of ingredients: 20
Ingredients:
  • 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat rotini (fusilli, or similar pasta)
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved (or grape tomatoes))
  • 1 small orange or yellow bell pepper (cored and diced (or yellow bell pepper))
  • 1/3 cup sliced turkey pepperoni (quartered)
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion (about 1/2 a small onion)
  • 2.5 ounces sliced black olives (rinsed and drained (1 small can))
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 small ripe tomato (cut in half)
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 1 (of 8)
  • Calories: 192 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 24 g
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 17 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4 g
How to cook:
  1. Cook the pasta until al dente according to package directions. Drain and set aside to cool, then transfer to a large serving bowl.
  2. Add the vegetables and cheese to the bowl with the pasta: broccoli, tomatoes, bell pepper, red onion, black olives, feta cheese, and parsley.
  3. Pepperoni
  4. Top with the pepperoni.
  5. Grate
  6. To prepare the Italian dressing, slice the tomato in half. Rub the inside edges (non-peel side) against a coarse grater over a small bowl. Grate all of the tomato's interior (juices and flesh) into the bowl, then discard the peel. Whisk in the remaining dressing ingredients until smooth. Pour dressing over the pasta bowl.
  7. Toss the pasta salad gently to combine. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni
This is the BEST Italian pasta salad recipe that is an absolute crowd pleaser. It is a bright and flavorful cold pasta salad that features fresh vegetables, parmesan cheese, and of course, pepperonis all in one large bowl.
Provided by: Liz Quick
Total time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: Italian
Number of ingredients: 19
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound rotini pasta
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 ounces pepperoni slices, (quartered)
  • ½ medium red onion, (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup bell pepper diced, (green, red, yellow, or orange)
  • 4 ounce can of sliced olives, (drained)
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup Zesty Italian Dressing, (or homemade dressing below)
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 100 kcal
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil and cook your pasta until al dente.
  2. While the pasta cooks, chop the veggies and add to a large serving bowl.
  3. After the pasta is done, drain in a colander and allow pasta to come to room temperature.
  4. While the pasta cools, make your dressing.
  5. Add the dressing ingredients to a mason jar, put on the lid, and give it a shake to mix it up!
  6. Add the pasta to the large serving bowl. Add the dressing to the large serving bowl. Toss the salad.
  7. Add the cheese and pepperoni to the salad and toss once more. Serve immediately.
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Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni

Italian Pasta Salad with Pepperoni
From the very first bite, young and old alike will savor this salad from Evelyn Harrington of Glens Falls, New York—and then come back for more! "Feel free to prepare it in advance," Evelyn advises. "Then, before serving, all you need to do is toss it with the dressing and cheeses."—Evelyn Harrington, Glens Falls, New York
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 16 servings
Cuisine: Europe, Italian
Number of ingredients: 15
Ingredients:
  • 1 package (16 ounces) shell macaroni
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 4 to 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2-1/2 ounces sliced pepperoni, halved
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian salad dressing
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Nutrition:
How to cook:
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and cool. Place in a large bowl; add the next seven ingredients and toss. Add garlic, oregano, salt and pepper; toss. Refrigerate. Just before serving, add dressing and cheeses; toss.
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